MATCH Series Release

‘Fairytale Ending’: Bronx Beauty Brings Home MATCH Series Championship

In a thrilling finish to the 2019 MATCH Series, 2W Racing’s Bronx Beauty fought off Ms Locust Point after a long duel in the $100,000 Regret Stakes at Monmouth Park Sept. 28 and won not only her division but the overall championship, which required a tie-breaker. Bronx Beauty, trained by Anthony Margotta Jr., and Jim […]

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MATCH Series Turf Sprint Division Features Three-Way Battle For Championship

The top three horses by points in this year’s MATCH Series turf sprint division are entered in the final leg Sept. 28 at Monmouth Park, and the championship clearly is up for grabs. The $100,000 Rainbow Heir Stakes (3-Year-Olds and Up Sprint—Turf Division) at 5 ½ furlongs attracted a field of 12 with two on […]

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MATCH Series Championship To Be Decided By Regret Stakes Showdown

The only two MATCH Series competitors with two wins each in their respective divisions are poised to have a major impact in the Sept. 28 championship round at Monmouth Park, and both have a home field advantage—they’ve been stabled at the New Jersey track all season. Monmouth will host the last of five series legs […]

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Parx Races Set Stage For MATCH Series Finale at Monmouth; Ms. Locust Points Holds Overall Points Lead

Abiding Star and Dynatail established themselves as the leaders in two divisions while Ms Locust Point and Laki maintained their divisional leads in the MATCH Series, whose four stakes helped Parx Racing in Bensalem, Pa., show phenomenal growth in total pari-mutuel handle Labor Day, Sept 2, compared with the same day in 2018. Parx reported […]

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MATCH Series Heads To Parx For Big Labor Day Card

A battle in the Filly and Mare Sprint—Dirt Division and three other races that will play a role in which horses qualify for bonus money for their owners and trainers headline the MATCH Series as part of a 12-race program at Parx Racing on Labor Day, Sept. 2. The four MATCH stakes—races 5 through 8—comprise […]

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MATCH Series: Dirt Sprint Division Remains Wide Open Into Labor Day Card At Parx

The three winners of stakes in the 3-Year-Olds and Up Sprint–Dirt Division are among the nominees for the fourth leg of the MATCH Series, which shifts to Parx Racing in Pennsylvania Labor Day, Sept. 2. The Bensalem Stakes, at six furlongs, is one of four $100,000 MATCH Series stakes on the holiday program. The others […]

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MATCH Series Leaders Ms. Locust Point, Bronx Beauty On Collision Course For Parx Stakes

With the fourth leg of the 2019 MATCH Series approaching, multiple horses have qualified for bonus money but many need to start in at least one of the final two legs to have a chance to share in the $375,000 available to owners and trainers. The overall series leader thus far is Jim Reichenberg and […]

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Jose Ortiz Scores MATCH Series Triple At Delaware Park

A stirring battle between two division rivals, a victory by a shipper from Northeast Ohio and a big day for jockey Jose Ortiz capped the return of the MATCH Series to Delaware Park as part of its Delaware Handicap Day program July 13. Delaware Park, a longtime host of MATCH competition, was the third of […]

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MATCH Series Races Share Spotlight With Delaware Handicap On Saturday

A rematch in the Filly and Mare Sprint—Dirt Division and a chance for several horses to pad their respective divisional leads are among the highlights as the MATCH Series returns to Delaware Park July 13 as part of the Delaware Handicap program. The four $100,000 MATCH stakes are carded as races 4 through 7, with […]

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MATCH Series Returns To Delaware Park As Part Of Del ‘Cap Day

The big-event format for this year’s MATCH Series continues July 13 at Delaware Park, which will host four series stakes as well the Grade 2 $750,000 Delaware Handicap on the Saturday program. Eighty-nine nominations were submitted for the four $100,000 MATCH events: the Dashing Beauty Stakes (Filly and Mare Sprint—Dirt Division), Hockessin Stakes (3-Year-Olds and […]

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